Sam Nimock

How many years have you been practicing yoga? 15 years

How many years have you been teaching yoga? 4 years

What training and certifications have you completed? 200hr RYT with Baptiste Yoga and 200hr RYT with Ashtanga Yoga

What brought you to yoga? I found yoga in high school in my gym class. Yoga helped me through grief and trauma during this time.

Why do you practice yoga? It makes a more intentional mom, wife and friend.

Why do you practice Baptiste Yoga? Baptiste Yoga inspires me to find my edge and lean into discomfort in an empowering way.

Why do you teach yoga? I believe in yoga’s ability to heal and transform our scars. 

What does yoga empower you to do? Step into new and vulnerable things off of my mat

What is your favorite yoga pose? Supported butterfly (supta baddha konasana)

What pose do you have a complicated relationship with? Eagle

What is your favorite song to listen to or play during a class? Baba Hanuman

Do you have another professional life? I homeschool my daughter, teach yoga privately and host Kirtan events at my house with my husband. 

When you’re not on your mat, what can we find you doing? Playing with my daughter, hiking with my husband or reading a good book with a warm cup of tea

What would you tell someone thinking about trying yoga? You won’t regret it!